May 13, 2018

Links I Love: May 13, 2018

Want to stay in bed longer? Here’s what I’ve been loving, laughing at, and getting intrigued by all week long. Now cozy up with your laptop/tablet and enjoy 🙂

Links I Love
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How To Make Clear Decisions About Employee Performance And Fit. (Forbes)

The 10-Year Baby Window That Is the Key to the Women’s Pay Gap. (New York Times)

How a Common Interview Question Fuels the Gender Pay Gap (and How to Stop It). (New York Times)

When Your Workwear Doubles As Armor. (The Lenny Letter)

3 Tips to Be a Great Boss. (Medium)

The cost of asking a question. (Patty Azzarello)

Many Americans aren’t maximizing their vacation days—but doing so could pay off career-wise. (Well & Good NYC)

Remote Work Is Different Than a Part-Time Job. (LinkedIn)

Sheryl Sandberg Just Admitted the Real Lesson of Facebook’s Business Model–and It Should Scare You. (Inc)


Reaching Peak Meeting Efficiency. (Medium) Long read but a great one!

From planking to pizzas: the new rules for a successful meeting. (Guardian)

How the World’s Most Successful People Start Their Days. (Medium)

The Small Behaviors That Create Excellence at Work. (Heleo)

How Your Daily Routine Can Turn Into Your Biggest Enemy. (Thought Catalog)

Ask Yourself These 2 Questions To Jump-Start Your Morning Productivity. (Fast Company)

The Benefits of Admitting When You Don’t Know. (Behavioral Scientist)

How to (Mindfully) Break Up With Your Phone. (Lifehacker)

How to structure life around your laziness. (A Life of Productivity)

How To Strengthen Your Good Habit Muscle. (Yes and Yes)

19 Small Actions That Will Put You in a Better Mood Instantly. (Greatist)

How music programs our moods and emotions (infographic). (Big Think)

Happiness Expert Gretchen Rubin on Why a Happy Life Starts with Knowing Who You Are. (Heleo)

Defeating the Most Common Life Regret. (The Simple Dollar)

Morning People May Live Longer Than Night Owls. (New York Times)

Life gets better after 50: why age tends to work in favour of happiness. (Guardian)

How Do You Make or Maintain Friends? Put in the Time.. (Psychology Today)

Loneliness isn’t inevitable – a guide to making new friends as an adult. (Guardian)

This Is How To Make Close Friends: 4 Surprising Secrets From Research. (Barking Up the Wrong Tree)


These foods are scientifically proven to put you in a bad mood. (Business Insider)

Egg freezing is on the rise—but here’s what you need to know about hitting “pause” on your fertility. (Well & Good NYC)

Seed Cycling for Female Athletes. (Furthermore from Equinox)

How Sleep Changes As You Age. (Furthermore from Equinox)

Noise Affects Your Body While You Sleep. (Furthermore from Equinox)

How to Train Like a Fitness Competitor. (Lifehacker)

This Man Expects to Run a 2:50 in the Boston Marathon on Monday. (New York Times)

Lose Weight? No Way. Proud to Be a Bigger Bride.. (New York Times)


Starwood Preferred Guest Offers Extra Points for Mobile Check-Ins. (Skift)

Marriott’s Unified Loyalty Program Reflects Its Amazon-Like Ambitions in Travel. (Skift)

Two hackers have found how to break into hotel-room locks. (Economist)

25 travel hacks that will transform the way you fly the skies. (MoneyVersed)

Not Declaring Food to Customs and Border Protection Could Cost You Big Time. (Lifehacker)

Should Homeland Security (and the Airlines) Hire Facebook and Google?. (Travel Insider)

American Makes a Move to Grow Dallas/Ft Worth, But Bigger Decisions Need to Be Made. (Cranky Flier)

United’s Rapid Growth Strategy Isn’t Hurting Fares Yet. (Skift)

See where Southwest, American ranked in national airline quality ratings. (Dallas Morning News)

Spirit Airlines Is Adding Super-Fast Wi-Fi as It Gets More Flyer-Friendly. (Skift)

Gogo CEO Concedes Company Lost Its Way — and Often the Wi-Fi Connectivity Too. (Skift)

Which airlines give passengers the best experience? Quality rankings, on-time comparisons and more. (Dallas Morning News)

JetBlue to Help Sell a Private Jet-Style Experience to the Masses. (Skift)

Why Airlines Should Embrace the Potential of Passenger Drones. (Skift)

The High-Speed Future of the Hyperloop and What It Means for Airlines. (Skift)

Can coach companies lure business people on board?. (Economist)

Can a Travel Agent Get You a Better Deal Than Booking Online?. (The Simple Dollar)

A beginner’s guide to traveling on a budget. (Well & Good NYC)

“Cover Your Eyes!” Do You Censor Your Childrens’ Travel Experiences?. (Lifehacker)

Canadian Skiers Aren’t Impressed With Vail Resorts Takeover of Whistler Blackcomb. (Skift)


What It’s Like to Live in America Without Broadband Internet. (Vice) My town has been debating for a while whether we should pursue municipal broadband; this piece had some fascinating arguments for internet becoming a government-provided necessity.

Hacking Hedonic Adaptation to Get Way More For Your Money. (Mr. Money Mustache)

Write Better: The 10 Most Common Writing Mistakes You Should Avoid Making. (Zapier)

The Ghostwriter Next Door. (New York Times)

An Inside Look at Your Favorite Dating Sites. (New York Times)

I was one of the first people on Facebook. I shouldn’t have trusted Mark Zuckerberg. (Guardian)

Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa and Apple’s Siri answered 150 questions. (USA Today)

How Nashville Became One Big Bachelorette Party. (BuzzFeed)

The First-Ever Troop of Homeless Girl Scouts Just Crushed Their Cookie Sales Goal. (Mental Floss)

The Character-Building School of Parenthood. (Art of Manliness)

Why Teenagers Become ‘Allergic’ to Their Parents. (New York Times)

What’s the Deal with the Food at T.J. Maxx?. (Bon Appetit)

This Is The Chillest, Easiest Way to Poach An Egg. (Lifehacker)

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